Running batch applications in CICS
In this chapter, we review a solution to resolve the conflicting needs of batch and online applications. It can be used to develop a batch application that uses the batch programming model and runs the application in CICS.
These are the key behavioral aspects of such a batch application:
•The batch application shares access to resources with online applications.
•The batch application takes regular checkpoints to free up transactional resources, so that online applications are not blocked from completing for excessive ...